Review of 'Manly Food' by Simon Cave

V.C. Linde | Posted 03.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
V.C. Linde

Obviously, as a woman it's possible that I could be a little put off my a cookbook called Manly Food but as Cave sets it up at the very beginning as "hearty, bold, adventurous and downright greedy" it's clear that gender has nothing to do with it (I'm certainly both hearty and greedy...)

Review of 'Boutique Baking' by Peggy Porschen

V.C. Linde | Posted 14.09.2012 | Home
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This is a great book if you like beautifully decorated cakes however it is not an everyday baking book, much more suitable for occasion cooking. The photography is wonderful and the are lots of options of mixing and matching cakes with decorations.

Review of 'Virgin to Veteran' by Sam Stern

V.C. Linde | Posted 30.07.2012 | Home
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Virgin to Veteran opens with a great basics section for beginners wanting to set up a kitchen.

Review of 'Two Greedy Italians Eat Italy' by Antonio Carluccio & Gennaro Contaldo

V.C. Linde | Posted 09.06.2012 | Home
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This book arrived on my doorstep in an envelope with the notation AC/GC written on it. This is how I shall refer to the two greedy Italians from now on - it seems to suit them perfectly!

Review of 'Food You Can't Say No To' by Tamasin Day-Lewis

V.C. Linde | Posted 29.04.2012 | Home
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The introduction to this new cookbook is brief but well written - which is fitting as the main food philosophy is that simple is best. 'Food You Can't Say No To' is designed to be a series of dishes that can be cooked simply and often to become a part of your everyday repertoire.

Review of 'Dock Kitchen Cookbook' by Stevie Parle

V.C. Linde | Posted 14.04.2012 | Home
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Dock Kitchen Cookbook - Stevie Parle Quadrille - April 2012 Photography: Toby Glanville This cookery book is split into seasons and then further subs...

Review of 'Two Greedy Italians' by Antonio Carluccio & Gennaro Contaldo

V.C. Linde | Posted 18.03.2012 | Home
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Two Greedy Italians - Antonio Carluccio & Gennaro Contaldo Quadrille - 2011 Photography: Chris Terry The introduction for 'Two Greedy Italians' sets ...